Forward Motion Dance Company, Inc., is a Wilmington, NC, based non-profit 501(c)(3) dance organization whose mission is to provide local and regional communities with quality modern contemporary dance and education in the art of dance, as well as enhance the local arts community by providing performance opportunities for area dancers and performance artists.

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Forward Motion Dance Company presents

The 19th Annual ARTS SENSATION!

A Benefit Performance for The Good Shepherd Center

7:30 p.m. April 21, 2023

Thalian Hall Main Stage

310 Chestnut Street

Wilmington, NC 28401

Contact: Tracey Varga

Forward Motion Dance Company



Tickets are $25 general admission. Please contact the Thalian Hall Box Office at 910.632.2285 or online for ticket reservations.

 The 19th Annual Arts Sensation returns to the Thalian Hall Main Stage to showcase lively and entertaining local talent for a music and dance spectacular! This year’s beneficiary is the Good Shepherd Center, whose mission is to be a safety net for our neighbors in crisis by providing hot and nutritious meals, case management support, showers and restrooms, clean clothing, warm beds, an onsite medical clinic and a pathway to safe and affordable housing…all with dignity and respect.

Eduardo de Rosamaria’s Tablao Flamenco will transport you to the Andaluz region of Spain for an authentic Flamenco experience. Featuring flamenco dancer Chillona, singer Bella G. and guitarist Eduardo de Rosamaria, this amazing ensemble will perform traditional flamenco dances such as Sevillanas, Guajiras, Alegrias, Malaguenas, and Rumbas. Feel the passion and energy of a night out in Spain, right here in Wilmington!

Arts Sensation brings a variety of dance creations from the genres of tap, classical ballet, jazz, modern, folk dance, and street dance/hip-hop, presented by local choreographers and dancers. And with their fine style, the captivating Company “T” Tap Dancers return to wow audiences with their vintage flair. Expect an inspired and exciting evening of music and dance that is sure to bring you lasting memories of the amazing talent in our community. 


Press Release ARTS SENSATION! 2023



Photos below are available to download for print or digital publication. 


  Nicole Dalier and Linda Ann Webb. Photo by Christopher Warren, courtesy of Forward Motion Dance Company


  Forward Motion Dance Company dancers Becky Spivey and Susan Turner. Photo by Christopher Warren, courtesy of Forward Motion Dance Company


            Linda Ann Webb, Susan Turner, Nicole Dalier and Becky Spivey. Photo by Christopher Warren, courtesy of Forward Motion Dance Company


Trilby Shier, Becky Spivey, Susan Turner, Nicole Dalier, McCall Milliken, Linda Ann Webb and Elizabeth White. Photo by Christopher Warren, courtesy of Forward Motion Dance Company


Susan Turner, Becky Spivey and McCall Milliken. Photo by Christopher Warren, courtesy of Forward Motion Dance Company

Company “T” Tappers: Diane Evers, Scotty Bethune, Tracey Varga, Ashely Barnes and Susan Turner. Photo by Erin Whittle, courtesy of Forward Motion Dance Company